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LibreWolf the Secure Firefox Fork

Posted 03-28-2021 at 10:14 PM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)
Updated 05-02-2021 at 03:02 PM by craigevil (88.0.1)

LibreWolf: Browse With Freedom. This project is an independent fork of Firefox, with the primary goals of privacy security and user freedom. It is the community run successor to LibreFox.

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For those of you on amd64 you can grab the .deb from here:
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Howto install Oracle Java on Debian

Posted 03-10-2012 at 02:47 PM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)
Updated 02-16-2021 at 12:48 PM by craigevil (added wiki page)

Please see The Debian wiki Java page:
Steps for Oracle Java 6

Version 1.6.x (a.k.a Java 6 Update x)
NOTE: Java 6 is scheduled to die (End of Life or EOL) in November 2012
As of April 27, 2012 the latest version of Java 6 is 1.6.0_32 (Version 6 Update 32).
According to Oracle, "This release includes bug fixes and performance improvements." No security patches.

First install java-package,...
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Security and Privacy on the Internet

Posted 08-12-2010 at 03:31 AM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)
Updated 04-24-2021 at 09:07 PM by craigevil (Most of the advice is outdated.)

This post like all of my posts are several years out of date.
Use the Tor Browser, or a VPN preferably a paid one.
You can also use a browser like Librewolf that is a bit more hardened than Firefox or Chrome.

If you are really worried about privacy there are a few things you can do including:
Use the Adblock Plus extension for Firefox and use the
Easy Privacy list as well as the Antisocial list.
This list blocks the ever increasing social networking content...
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REAL Firefox on Debian

Posted 06-29-2010 at 07:11 PM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)
Updated 02-20-2021 at 05:07 AM by craigevil

Firefox has been back in Debian for a while.
Please see the Debian wiki Firefox page
No Real Reason to follow this guide, it is way past outdated

This is all I do to use Firefox rather than Iceweasel.
1) download Firefox
2) extract to my /home/Downloads
3) symlink plugins by doing:
ln -s /usr/lib/iceweasel/plugins /home/craig/Downloads/firefox/plugins
4) open iceweasel with iceweasel -profilemanager and...
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